Atwater, Merced County, California

Atwater is a city in Merced County, California. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 29,022. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.4 square miles. An elevation is 151 feet (46.02 m) above sea level. The population density was 5,371 people per square mile. The median age was 30.9 years (California state median age was 35.7 years). For every 100 females there were 94 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
29,022 residents
Population Change
+25.6% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
30.9 years (State: 35.7)
Below the Poverty Line
25.8% (Year: 2013)
Population Males
14,039 residents
Population Females
14,983 residents
Population Urban
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
15.9% Latin America, 2.7% Asia
Daytime Population Change
-3,742 (-13%)
Live and Work in the City
2,183 (23%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
9.1% (State: 5.5%)

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    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Atwater Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Atwater Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2013)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Atwater Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2013)
              $130,308 (State: $373,100)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$30,408 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2013)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $358 – $536
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              91 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $1,386 (1.00%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $908 (0.70%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $40,960 (State: $60,190)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$3,616 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2013)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$2,430 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Merced College
                      about 8 miles
                      Merced, CA
                      Full-time enrollment: 6,973
                    • University of California-Merced
                      about 10 miles
                      Merced, CA
                      FT enrollment: 5,981
                    • California State University-Stanislaus
                      about 19 miles
                      Turlock, CA
                      FT enrollment: 7,054
                    • Modesto Junior College
                      about 31 miles
                      Modesto, CA
                      FT enrollment: 10,635
                    • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus
                      about 57 miles
                      Fresno, CA
                      FT enrollment: 2,109
                    • Heald College-Fresno
                      about 58 miles
                      Fresno, CA
                      FT enrollment: 2,199
                    • University of the Pacific
                      about 58 miles
                      Stockton, CA
                      FT enrollment: 4,999

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • ATWATER HIGH
                      Students: 1,311
                      Location: 2201 FRUITLAND AVE.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • BUHACH COLONY HIGH
                      Students: 1,277
                      Location: 1800 BUHACH RD.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • VALLEY ATWATER COMMUNITY
                      Location: 1800 MATTHEW AVE.
                      Grades: 6-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                      Students: 49
                      Location: 2457 MAN O WAR CT
                      Grades: 1-12
                    • LANDMARK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 37
                      Location: 1925 OLIVE AVE
                      Grades: KG-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • MITCHELL INTERMEDIATE
                      Students: 621
                      Location: 1753 FIFTH ST.
                      Grades: 7-8
                    • PEGGY HELLER ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 395
                      Location: 201 LAKE VIEW DR.
                      Grades: KG-6
                    • BELLEVUE ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 393
                      Location: 1020 E. BELLEVUE RD.
                      Grades: KG-6
                    • ELMER WOOD ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 354
                      Location: 1271 W. BELLEVUE RD.
                      Grades: KG-6
                    • MITCHELL ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 284
                      Location: 1761 GROVE AVE.
                      Grades: KG-6
                    • THOMAS OLAETA ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 278
                      Location: 2266 HIGH ST.
                      Grades: KG-6
                    • AILEEN COLBURN ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 233
                      Location: 2201 HELLER ST.
                      Grades: KG-6
                    • SHAFFER ELEMENTARY
                      Location: 1434 CALIFORNIA ST.
                      Grades: KG-6
                    • ATWATER SENIOR ACADEMY
                      Location: 1800 JUNIPER AVE.
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • BELLEVUE SENIOR ELEMENTARY
                      Location: 1020 E. BELLEVUE RD.
                      Grades: 7-8

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • ST ANTHONY SCHOOL
                      Students: 119
                      Location: 1801 WINTON WAY
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • KING’S CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
                      Students: 17
                      Location: 1683 5TH ST
                      Grades: KG-8
                    Atwater Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2014)
                    38 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    29 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.00 policemen (State: 2.32)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Atwater Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              58 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.37 (State: 2.14)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              1 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.04 (State: 0.04)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              26 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.06 (State: 0.62)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              53 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              2.17 (State: 1.49)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              100 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              4.09 (State: 7.42)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Atwater

                              • BLOSS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
                                provides emergency services
                                1691 3RD ST
                              • ANBERRY REHABILITATION HOSP
                                1685 SHAFFER RD
                              • ATWATER DIALYSIS CENTER
                                1201 COMMERCE AVE

                              Airports & Heliports in Atwater

                              • Castle Airport

                              Amtrak Stations in Atwater

                              • 8 miles: MERCED (324 W. 24TH ST.)
                                Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
                              • 17 miles: TURLOCK-DENAIR (DENAIR, SANTA FE ST. AT ELM ST.)
                                Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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                                  Other Information

                                  Atwater by Race (According to 2013)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2013)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2014)


                                        Natural Disasters in Atwater


                                          Air Quality Information

                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            817% (Greater then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            10 pc. (State: 12 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            8 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            2 pc.
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                                            ZIP Codes for Atwater: 95301, 95388
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